Local Photographer Kate Elmes

Bring your own camera or borrow a professional camera from Kate Elmes to capture the essence of the region on film.

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T — 0400 267 128

Learn all things Organic

Join Barry Beach on his certified organic farm and learn through workshops including Organic Kitchen Gardening, Spices for Health and creating a Home Based Economy.

Give him a call on 08 8554 2956 (leave a message and he will call you back).

Knife maker Phil Astley

Make your own custom knife using hand forged damascus steel with local knife maker Phil Astley in a 1 or 2 day knife making session.

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T — 0414 986 894
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Fleurieu Peninsula

Walk with Cedric as he brings knowledge and wisdom to the experience of walking across the Fleurieu Peninsula

The closest beach is a wild surf beach about 400m from Pago.

From Middleton point you can head east and walk all the way to the mouth of the Murray River (at Goolwa). Or head west from the point and follow the bike track (or along the beach) to Port Elliot

Explore local foods

From Pago, walk south to the beach and then turn east and walk towards Goolwa, stopping at Kuti Shack for a coffee or some lunch. Or head west from Middleton point and follow the bike track (or along the beach) to Port Elliot, dropping into a number of great places for coffee, food and a rest. Our favourites include Pipi at Middleton, Thunderbird, Beaches, DeGroot and South Seas Bookshop in Port Elliot.

Book a private session at Pago or attend a class at Hill Street Yoga.

Call Kel on 0490 782 044 to book.

Walk the Heysen Trail

With one of the most incredible ocean views, head to Kings Beach or Waitpinga Beach and walk a section of the Heysen Trail

Explore the best local surf

Middleton is one of the best local surf beaches. Bring your own surf board or hire one from across the road at the Middleton surf shop. Need a lesson? Call Dan and Meg at Kombi Surf to arrange a private or group class

T – 0414 341 545.

Willunga Farmers Markets

Drive to Willunga and have breakfast on Saturday mornings at the farmers markets, one of the first farmers markets to be established in Australia. Want to drive somewhere a little closer to Pago? Victor Harbour has a small farmers market on Saturday mornings, in the centre of the town. Port Elliot also has a Saturday morning market.

Explore the ideal whale watching sites

Southern Right Whales pass Middleton Beach each year and there are several spots along the beach that make ideal whale watching sites.

Embrace your creativity

Borrow the watercolour paints from your room and paint what you see.

Enjoy your favourite book

Bring your books or choose from a selection of ours.